Meeting with Nicole Piche, Advisor of Ann Clwyd MP

On 14 June Rethink Rebuild Society met with the office of Ann Clwyd MP. We talked about civilian protection and the need to shift the narrative about the conflict in Syria. We look forward to continued work with Ms. Clwyd's office to discuss steps to resolve the Syrian conflict from its root.


National Refugee Welcome Board meeting

Our Refugee Support Coordinator, Mr. Amaf Yousef, participated in a National Refugee Welcome Board meeting on 9 June 2016. Activists from all over the country gathered to discuss best practice and experiences in supporting refugees and asylum seekers. The meeting was also attended by representatives of civil society, Home Office, and local refugee support groups.


Meeting with the Syrian resettlement team

Our Refugee Support Coordinator, Mr. Amaf Yousef, represented the 'Syrian Charities and Associations Network in the UK' (SCAN-UK) in a meeting with the Syrian resettlement team at the Home Office on 8 June 2016.


Meeting with Mary Robinson MP

We had a very warm and productive meeting with Mary Robinson MP on 3 June in her office in Cheadle. We discussed various issues pertaining to Syria, including humanitarian aid drops on besieged areas, protection of civilians (and highlighting that Assad is the root cause of the problem), as well as bank account issues for Syrian residents and charities in the UK.


BMHC Fundraising event

A group from the Syrian community of Manchester attended the fundraising event for the British Muslim Heritage Centre held at the centre's Marquee on Friday 6 May 2016.
The well attended event included presentations abut the BMHC and its contribution for the Muslim and non-Muslim communities.